cru·​do | \ ˈkrü-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce crudo (audio) \
plural crudos

Definition of crudo

: a dish of sliced, seasoned, uncooked seafood often served with a sauce

Examples of crudo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With Fresh Garnishes For one starter, Aglietti served scallop crudo topped with sliced gooseberries, red chili and basil leaves plucked from her home garden. Anna Furman, New York Times, "In Los Angeles, a Dinner Where Dessert Is Picked From the Trees," 13 Mar. 2020 Her best contribution, hamachi crudo arranged on labneh, looks to the Middle East for inspiration. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "I want to cheer for Pom Pom. But it’s complicated.," 22 Jan. 2020 But, these few good dishes were followed up by a tuna crudo ($12) which, despite promising lime and inherently salty miso-tahini, was neither salty or acidic. Michael Nagrant, RedEye Chicago, "Clever Rabbit boasts flavorful cocktails, but veggie-centric dishes lack freshness and seasoning," 18 July 2017 Start with the light-as-air house made ricotta before moving on to one of the excellent crudos and a pasta. Alex Van Buren, Condé Nast Traveler, "20 Best Italian Restaurants in New York," 27 Feb. 2018 Meal for two, sans drinks: $60-$140 What to order: Pork chop, diver scallop crudo ($16), short rib, filet mignon, escarole ($11) Meat-free options: Most of the sides are vegetarian; no entrees. Soleil Ho,, "Perry Lang’s in Yountville is a clubby meat palace with a throwback vibe," 20 Feb. 2020 The tuna crudo appetizer and pappardelle made for a noteworthy on-the-road dinner. 6. Nora Princiotti,, "Eight takeaways from the Patriots’ time in Michigan," 9 Aug. 2019 Once shucked, the possibilities are endless, from a raw crudo on the half-shell to grilled as part of your seafood tower. Saveur, "How to Shuck a Scallop (And Clean It, Too)," 15 Sep. 2015 To start, don’t miss the charcuterie plate, flatbread or local ahi tuna crudo. San Diego Union-Tribune, "What’s new for Restaurant Week? A cocktail course!," 19 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of crudo

2000, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crudo

Italian, raw, from Latin crudus

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26 May 2020

Cite this Entry

“Crudo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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